Category: News

  • You can now legally have a beer in these 27 Toronto parks starting today

    People have been cracking open tall cans of beer and sitting on the hill to watch a Toronto Maple Leafs (baseball) game for years and years. Now, people won’t be breaking any laws starting today. After years of failed motions and moves, not to mention years of it already happening, Toronto residents will be allowed…

  • Show this week features 500 drones lighting up night sky at Woodbine Beach

    Tennis fans and beachgoers alike are in for a mesmerizing treat on Friday as Tennis Canada kicks off the National Bank Open presented by Rogers with an extraordinary 12-minute drone show. The show will take place between 9 and 10 p.m. and can be enjoyed from Woodbine Park and Woodbine Beach in Toronto. Using 500…

  • Wild video shows man driving into crowd, seven vehicles and a bike lane

    Luckily, nobody was seriously hurt after a wild road rage incident was caught on multiple cameras that showed the driver of a Ford Escape plowing through a crowd and driving down a bike lane over the weekend. On July 29, Toronto Police Service reported that it has significant measures to apprehend suspects involved in the…

  • The best ravine walks for a summer escape in the heart of Toronto

    You may live in the middle of a busy neighbourhood or along one of the most hectic streets in Toronto, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the nature the city has to offer. Toronto’s ravine system is complex and wide-reaching, offering a little taste of forests and wildlife almost anywhere in the city.…

  • Movement to car free High Park scheduled to begin this week

    Change is coming to High Park, one of Toronto largest and best-known green spaces, and they are set to begin today. The first phase of improvements to enhance visitor access and movement within the park as outlined in the Toronto City Council-approved High Park Movement Strategy (HPMS) begin on July 31, although they are not…

  • Developers going back to add more height and units to approved applications

    These days, there is a new trend emerging in the planning department of the city of Toronto. More and more developers are revisiting approved applications and asking for additional storeys. As the housing crisis continues and it looks more likely that the Ontario government will fail in its housing pledge, developers pushing up heights and…

  • Toronto Police Service to honour fallen police dog, Bingo, in procession

    The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has announced a solemn procession in memory of police dog Bingo, who tragically lost his life in the line of duty on July 25. At approximately 8:40 p.m. on July 25, Sgt. Brandon Smith and his K9 partner, Bingo, of Police Dog Services (PDS), were in the Kipling Avenue and…

  • Is new Toronto BIA trying to upend the approved Reimagining Yonge plan?

    Despite having an approved plan in place awaiting construction, a local BIA in Toronto is creating its own vision for Yonge Street at odds with the city’s REimagining Yonge project. Plans for the redesign of Yonge between Finch Avenue and Sheppard Avenue are evolving as the local business community works to create a new vision…

  • If downtown Toronto has a future, it starts with Chinatown

    Next month, a lion will dance and shake its way down Spadina Avenue during the annual Chinatown Festival once more.  It’s a vibrant and popular local tradition that features cultural performances, food, artists, music and much more. The lion dance is believed to bring good luck and prosperity, and given the challenges facing Chinatowns throughout…

  • TTC Line 3 out of service indefinitely following train derailment

    The Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) Line 3 remains out of service following a train derailment that occurred on Monday evening that injured five people. The incident took place in the vicinity of Kennedy and Ellesmere roads when a southbound train derailed at Ellesmere station around 7 p.m. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop, who was present…